Turkey: Court backs Seventh Day Adventists in human rights row

The case concerned the Turkish courts’ refusal to include the foundation in question in the official register on the grounds that domestic law did not allow foundations to serve the sole interests of members of a specific community.

Court: Judges make €27,000 award after Serbian prison rape and assault

The case concerned inter-prisoner violence, in particular, the applicant’s complaint that he was assaulted, raped and humiliated by his cell mates in prison, that the prison failed to protect him and that the prison authorities failed to investigate his complaints properly.

Moldova: Activist’s graphic anti-corruption protest led to human right violation

The case concerned the applicant’s conviction for demonstrating in front of the Prosecutor General’s Office with obscene sculptures.

Serbia: Prison rape complaint set for human rights judgement

The case concerns inter-prisoner violence, in particular the applicant’s complaint that he was assaulted and raped by his cellmates in prison and that the authorities failed to protect him and carry out an effective investigation.

Election of new Council of Europe Secretary General: The candidates

Four politicians from across Europe are now in the running to succeed Thorbjørn Jagland as Secretary General of the Council of Europe, it has been announced today.